The Canadian weekend that opened with the GP de Québec will end as usual with Montreal GP 2022. in the program Sunday 11 September, also the second of the two North American Tests will finally return to running after being canceled in the past two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and will do so by proposing the classic (albeit with a small novelty) street circuit, harder than the race’s twin. However, the champions will be almost the same as seen in Quebec City, where the classic’s toughest men fight for success and put themselves to the test considering the World Championships in Wollongong.
time to leave: 16:15 (Italian time)
Arrival time (expected): 22:15-22:30 (Italian time)
He lives: 21:00-22:30 Eurosport 2/15: 45-23:00 Eurosport Player, Discovery+, GCN
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Albo d’Oro GP from Montreal
2021 undisputed due to Covid-19 pandemic
2020 is undisputed due to the Covid-19 pandemic
2019 Van Avermaet Greg
2018 Matthews Michael
2017 Ulysses Diego
2016 VAN AVERMAET Greg
2015 Wellness Team
2014 Gerance Simon
2013 Sagan Peter
2012 Nordhaug Lars Peter
2011 Coast Rui
2010 Cinque Robert
GB Montreal Road 2022
Montreal – Montreal (221.4 km / 18 x 12.3 km)
Compared to the last edition that was held, the course does not show any major changes, as the riders will have to face 18 laps of 12.3 kilometers of city circuit Montreal, with a total of 221.4 km. Traditionally, more demanding than the GP de Québec, the race will offer an altitude of 4,842 meters (versus the lower 3000 of other Canadian classics) thanks to the various twists present, the first of which will be Camillen Hoodie Coast (1.8 km by 8%), which is the longest period of difficulties during the day. At the top of this climb, a quick descent will take you almost to the foot of the next rip, Polytechnic Coast (780 meters at 6%, max. 11%), which could be the scene of several attempts to fall into the middle of the circuit.
After a slightly simpler stretch, here comes the only novelty in this edition, Teardrop Banyello, which replaces the rise of Mont-Royal. Shorter than the last (534m vs 800), however it will be more demanding, with an average gradient of 7.5% which, especially on the last lap, may allow some runners to make a difference. In fact, the brow will be 2.8 km from the finish, divided between a slight incline extension, a quick ramp and another 560m towards the finish line. Park Avenueplaced at the end of a slight rise to 4%.
Favorite Montreal GP 2022
In a race where the expected champions are men of the classics, the first name to consider is probably a noun Watt Van Air (Jumbo Visma). The Belgian, who won the Brittany Classic two weeks ago with a stellar footwork, was his superb goal in the Australian World Championships, and the Canadian race could be a good test for him to understand his condition. Capable of winning attacking from distance and in a sprint for a small group, the 27-year-old is thus the main favourite for the day, as there will be rivals who will try to put him in difficulty.
Among them, we can probably include Michael Matthews (Team BikeExchange-Jayco), who actually won that race in 2018 and who finished second at the Quebec GP on Friday, and Benyam Jermay (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), who finished third in the other Canadian race. Both have excellent resistance and a good quick start, characteristics that allow them to play on a par with Van Aert even in a tight race. backwards, Benoit Cosnefroy Instead, he (Ag2r Citroen) will have to try to anticipate, as he did so successfully in Quebec City, where he scored an impressive victory. The transalpine has shown in good condition and is therefore another rider to definitely watch, just as it is Diego Ulysses (Emirates Emirates team), which in Montreal managed to climb to all three steps of the podium.
The track is actually very suitable for the characteristics of the Tuscan rider, who will join him Tadej Pojjakar. In these first races after the post-round respite, the Slovenian phenomenon was still far from in top shape, but the 23-year-old has the class to be able to surprise at any time, and therefore cannot be left out of the game. of favourites. List can also be contained Adam Yates (Ineos Grenadiers), who finished second in this race in 2015 and who recently showed a good punch on the pedal by winning the Tour of Germany and finishing seventh in the GP de Quebec, a race normally suited to riders with different characteristics than those of a British climber.
Teams like Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl, Bahrain Victorious, and EF Education-EasyPost will have plenty of options to get the most out of. The Belgian team will in fact be able to count on four men, who in turn will be able to try to fit in with the different procedures that will be developed: it is a matter of Andrea BaggioliAnd the Morey VincendentAnd the Mauro Schmid e Mikel Honoré, the latter stands out in Quebec City with sixth place. Instead, the Middle East team will be able to count on him Matej MohorekAnd the Bello Bilbao e Damiano Carusothe last two attacks in other Canadian classics, while in Team USA Beware of Nelson Paulis But, above all, to Alberto Petitol e Andrea Piccoloboth looked very funny in the latest releases.
Movistar will also have two cards that are important to play in the search for UCI points to avoid relegation from the WorldTour. they will be Evan Garcia Cortinathe third in three years, and Alex Arranborough, winner of the Tour du Limousin a few weeks ago, the two strikers for the Spanish team, which collides (among other things) with Israel-Premier Tech. The Israeli team may not start with the underdogs in this race, but the riders love it September VanmarkAnd the Jacob Birdsong e Simon Clark They can still try to give their opinion.
Among the favorites of the day, we would like to point out the many cross-alpine runners, starting with David Godot (Groupama-FDJ) and Roman Bardet (Team DSM), both attack in Quebec JP. Together with them we can mention Christopher Laportea valid alternative to Van Aert at Casa Jumbo-Visma, Clouds Martin (politeness), Warren Bargel e Mathis Lovell (Archaean-Samsic), Pierre Latour e Anthony Torges (total power). Finally, we can’t help but include among the potential main characters Queen Simmons (Trek Segafredo), Patrick Conrad e Giovanni Allioti (Bora-hansgrohe) The defending hero Greg Van Avermaet (Ag2r Citroen), whose last win, however, goes back to the Montreal GP three years ago.
Porcino di Favoretti Montreal GP 2022
***** Wout Van Aert
**** Michael Matthews
*** Diego Olesi, Benoit Cosnefroy, Adam Yates
** Alberto Pettiol, Tadig Pojacar, Mikel Honoré, Ivan Garcia Cortina
*Andrea Baggioli, David Godot, Bello Bilbao, Warren Bargil, Roman Bardet
Montreal GP 2022 weather forecast
Often cloudy. Chance of precipitation: 10%. Humidity: 61%. Winds up to 3 km/h in the direction of N. Expected temperature: minimum 22 degrees, maximum 27 degrees.
Altimetry and Planetary Measurement GP de Montréal 2022
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